Top 10 Caribbean Resorts 2015
By Dorne Adams
I did some research for you guys and here’s what I found, If you go send me pics and I’ll post them!
Thirty miles south of the crowded Mexican resort of Cancun, in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, you’ll find the pristine, quiet area of Maroma. The Hotel Maroma has a mere 36 suites decked in handmade mahogany and bamboo furniture. A stay here is worth every penny.
Experience this Caribbean resort for a haven of tranquility, a luxury romantic retreat or the perfect location for families looking for an endless list of recreational activities. Sandy lane is a luxury golf resort with 3 golf courses: The Old Nine, The Country Club and the world-renowned Green Monkey. For a more relaxing getaway, we recommend guests head to the 47,000 square-foot Barbados spa that provides a wide range of massages, facials, and body treatments. So go ahead and indulge yourself!
Rising up majestically from the Caribbean is Atlantis, a resort based on the mythical city that sank without a trace 11,000 years ago. Along the 3 miles Cabbage Beach’s sugary sand, guests can snorkel, parasail, jet-ski or just lounge to their hearts’ desire. Then there is the Leap of Faith: a 60-foot drop down a Mayan temple water slide that takes you to 1 of the resort’s spectacular family attractions – the aquarium.
The tropical island of Nevis sits a balmy 19 degrees north of the equator. While it’s only separated from other islands in the West Indies by 2 miles of warm water, go there and you’ll feel a world apart. One of the most remarkable aspects of the Four Seasons, Nevis is that it has attained a 5-diamond rating. Getting a five diamond rating from AAA is hard enough in the United States, but to get this rating on a relatively remote Caribbean island is a testament to the resorts commitment to service.
St. Thomas is part of the US Virgin Islands, just east of Puerto Rico. Blessed with breathtaking views, it’s no wonder this island attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year. Combining Old World colonial charm with a tropical setting, the 152-room Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas sits on 15 acres of impeccably manicured grounds and its stately elegance attracts guests from all around the world.
A visit to these beautiful islands will often cost you a pretty penny but not if you stay at the Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort and Spa. Opened in 1997, this popular spot is an all-inclusive resort.
Set 90 miles off the coast of Puerto Rico, Virgin Gorda is 8/12 square miles of lush greenery and stunning crescent bays, it truly is a tropical wilderness Little Dix Bay includes an amazing number of hiking trails and offers some of the best snorkeling in the Caribbean.
Located 575 miles southeast of Miami, the 8 major islands and more than 40 keys of Turks &Caicos cover only a combined 196 Square Miles of sun-drenched shoreline. Stars like Paul McCartney, Demi Moore, Bruce Willis and David Copperfield have all said ahoy to this place. And unlike super accessible mega resorts the exclusive 5-star Parrot Cay Resort and Spa can be reached only by small boat.
The island of St. John is a treasure trove of tropical jungle and enticing enclaves. It was once the playpen for gazillionaire Lawrence Rockefeller, who fell in love with this lush land in the 1920’s. Caneel Bay facilities include 166 elegantly understate rooms, 3 restaurants, a 20,000-square foot spa and state-of-the-art tennis facility.
Set just 15 miles off the coast of Venezuela, Aruba is the westernmost island of the Netherlands Antilles. Here Spanish, Dutch and Caribbean culture blend as comfortably as your beachside cocktail. The Hyatt Regency Aruba is one of the region’s premier resorts, because it has a lot of casual elegance and the staff combine that attribute with an incredible array of really fun activities.